Streamline the metadata capture process and fast track your initiatives!
A fundamental step in becoming a data driven organisation and unleashing the power of your organisation’s data is knowing what data you have!
Metadata is the information about data and it is critical to enable organisations to effectively use, store & manage data effectively.
So why don’t more organisations capture their metadata?
The short answer is… it’s time consuming and expensive to do so.
Nowadays organisations are challenged with the level of complexity in their data solutions. The number of reports, data sources, dashboards and reporting environments can be enormous.
Did you know it's possible to capture your Tableau metadata in under two minutes?
Skillfield has developed an Automated Metadata Capture Tool for Tableau.
The Skillfield Automated Metadata Capture Tool for Tableau
takes less than two minutes (av.) per Tableau workbook to capture
- Attribute level details for each worksheet along with calculations used in calculated fields
- Projects the data source is published on the Tableau server
- Number of Dashboards in a Tableau workbook along with their names
- Number worksheets linked to any dashboard along with their names
- Names and details of data sources each worksheet is connected to
Benefits of capturing metadata
Metadata is essential to:
Metadata Capture Use Cases
Effectively capturing metadata provides a holistic view of an organisation’s business data and helps drive data as strategic asset. Common use cases that
- Building an Enterprise Data Model
- Data Governance projects
- Enable cross domain data mapping
- Uplift organisations insights and data-driven decision making
- Assist in scoping data projects such as data platform migration